Wednesday , 22 November 2017

Tag Archives: MENA region

Bahrain launches largest fintech hub in MENA region

The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) and FinTech Consortium (FTC) have launched Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), the “largest dedicated fintech hub in the Middle East and Africa”. The new hub aims to further the development and acceleration of firms as well as the interaction between investors, entrepreneurs, government bodies and financial institutions. BFB, with an area of over 10,000 square …

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UAE ranked 1st in MENA region and 35th worldwide in Global Innovation Index 2017

The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, GII, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position cementing its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on 15th June at the UN …

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UAE workers are happiest in Mena region: LinkedIn study

UAE also emerged as one of the top three countries with fastest growing number of happy workers Dubai: Happiness can be very elusive for some people – and in many cases, it’s the workplace that plays a big role in that. Professional networking company LinkedIn has recently sifted through its huge database to find out how happy UAE professionals are …

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Advanced Role of HR in MENA Region

As the countries in MENA region face a changing social and economic landscape, it becomes essential for the HR sector to take on new roles and responsibilities. Abu Dhabi: With the changing social and economic scenario in the MENA region, the role of HR also needs to change and become more advanced. Apart from their regular responsibilities, this department now …

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Industry appoints new Brand Consultant for MENA region

London – Global brand consultancy Industry has appointed Nada El Barshoumi as Lead Brand Consultant for the Middle East and North Africa Region, based in Bahrain. Prior to joining Industry, Nada was a partner at Bahrain-based PR and design agency Obai & Hill, where she was employed for over 3 years. She has worked with a wide range of clients …

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Autodesk looking to play key role in the design, visualization and creation of futuristic rail networks across the MENA region

Leading company says BIM technology can help government entities, railway operators and construction companies developing rail networks of the future. Dubai, UAE – Autodesk, a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has expressed its intentions of playing a key role in the move to design, visualize and create futuristic rail networks across the Middle East and North …

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PHD named ‘Media Network of the Year’

Prestigious accolade bestowed both globally and regionally. Following a tremendous performance in 2015, in terms of both new business wins and agency growth, PHD has been named ‘Media Network of the Year’ by industry journal Campaign both in the MENA region and globally. Both accolades were bestowed in December. Campaign Middle East described PHD ‘s performance in MENA as unprecedented …

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The rising Internet penetration levels in the MENA region are redefining and changing the dynamics of watching TV

A new report from the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru provides an in depth analysis of the state of television and the Internet convergence in 20 countries in the MENA region. The report found that the rising Internet penetration levels are changing the dynamics of watching TV. A new report published by the Arab Advisors Group and MediaGuru analyzed the …

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Honeywell and Microsoft collaborate to strengthen user experience for enterprise-grade mobile devices in MENA region

New Mobile Computer From Honeywell Equipped With Windows® Embedded 8.1 Handheld Platform. Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has joined with Microsoft Corp. to deliver the Windows Embedded 8.1 Handheld platform to Honeywell ‘s latest mobile solution, the Dolphin™ 75e mobile computer. By taking advantage of this latest operating system, enterprise companies in manufacturing, retail, and transport and logistics can enhance security, improve …

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Australia brings its innovation to the MENA region

Dubai – The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) will host a series of events to promote the bilateral trade, investment and cultural ties that exist between Australia and the MENA region from 12-19 April. Known as Australia Unlimited MENA 2015, the program will showcase Australian expertise and innovation though a series of events inUAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. For the third …

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